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Aviation Day 2015:

The Capital City Airport will tentativley host the next Aviation Day on Saturday, September, 19, 2015 from 9 AM to 2 PM.



Joint Land Use Study (JLUS)

The Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) is a cooperative planning effort between Boone National Guard Center and the surrounding communities to examine growth issues around Boone Center and Capital City Airport.


JLUS Final Report (March 2013) 
(pdf - 3,510kb)

To learn more about the JLUS, please visit the above link.


The Capital City Airport Division provides safe and cost effective in-state and out-of-state transportation to state employees, maintains all state aircraft, and operates the Capital City Airport.

Capital City Airport Division - Flight Operations

The Capital City Airport Division currently has five aircraft available for economical travel. The single and twin-engine airplanes provide direct transportation and the helicopters provide more flexibility with site-to-site transportation. Click here to see our advertisement

Our services include passenger transportation, aerial videography, wildlife survey and many other specialty flights.

Flying increases employee productivity and reduces overtime/comp time, overnight lodging and per diem, etc.


For rate information and a list of aircraft available for official state business, click on the following link: http://transportation.ky.gov/Aviation/Pages/Aircraft-Fleet-Services.aspx


Capital City Airport

The Capital City Airport is a public use airport that is owned and operated by the Commonwealth of Kentucky.  


The Capital City Airport is located one mile southwest of Frankfort, in Franklin County, Kentucky. Frankfort is the State capital as well as a principal trading center in the north—central region of Kentucky, making transportation vital to its economy. It is served by Interstate 64 and US Highway 127. Frankfort, the county seat, is the largest city with a population of 27,741 in 2000.

Along with a 5,500-foot single runway, the Capital City Airport has one full-service fixed-based operator (FBO) and an aircraft maintenance shop. The Airport covers 355 acres and adjoins the Boone National Guard Center.

Home to 79 aircraft, including single and multi engine airplanes and rotorcraft, the Capital City Airport sees an estimated 39,200 aircraft operations per year. This includes state government and Army National Guard operations, corporate activity and pleasure flying. Currently the Airport has 41 existing aircraft T-hangars and approximately 17 tie-down spots. Several Restaurants and Lodging are available in Frankfort.

The Capital City Airport currently has a GPS (Global Positioning System) approach on both ends of the runway as well as Localizer/Distance Measuring Equipment (LOC/DME) and Very High Frequency Omni-directional Range Station (VOR) approaches on Runway 25.


Capital City Airport
90 Airport Road
Frankfort,KY 40601
FAX: 502.564.0174

Capital City Airport Division
90 Airport Road
Frankfort,KY 40601
FAX: 502.564.0172

Flight Scheduling

State agencies can schedule a flight or obtain a free quote for a trip by calling our Flight Scheduling Office at 502.564.0099.


Contact Information

Scott Shannon
Assistant Director
502.564.0099 scott.shannon@ky.gov

Dave Gauss
Airport Manager

Dennis Flygstad
Budget Analyst

Terry Hancock
Flight Scheduler
502.564.0099 terry.hancock@ky.gov

Steve Seger
Aircraft Maintenance


Last Updated 8/1/2014
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